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Taye Diggs

 
Date Of Birth:
January 02, 1972 (50)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Bio:
In 2015, Taye Diggs returned to Broadway in title role of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. The appearance marked his first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. He made his Broadway debut in 1994 in the Tony Award-winning revival ofCarousel. Soon after, he landed the role of ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: January 02, 1972 (50)

Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA

Bio:
In 2015, Taye Diggs returned to Broadway in title role of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. The appearance marked his first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. He made his Broadway debut in 1994 in the Tony Award-winning revival ofCarousel. Soon after, he landed the role of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Gaston
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2006
Benjamin Coffin III
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Captain Richard Davenport
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Fiyero [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Black
Black
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Benjamin Coffin III
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Banjamin Coffin III
Banjamin Coffin III
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles
Cyrus Hamlin
Policeman
Jigger Craigin (Understudy)

Photos

Mario, Vanessa Hudgens and Taye Diggs Photo

Mario, Vanessa Hudgens and Taye Diggs

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Date:
01/27/2019
Vanessa Hudgens and Taye Diggs Photo

Vanessa Hudgens and Taye Diggs

From: 
Date:
01/27/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Gaston

  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2006
Benjamin Coffin III

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Captain Richard Davenport

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Fiyero [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Black

Black

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Benjamin Coffin III

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Banjamin Coffin III

Banjamin Coffin III

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles

Cyrus Hamlin

Policeman

Jigger Craigin (Understudy)

Taye Diggs Biography

In 2015, Taye Diggs returned to Broadway in title role of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. The appearance marked his first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. He made his Broadway debut in 1994 in the Tony Award-winning revival ofCarousel. Soon after, he landed the role of Benny in in the landmark musicalRent, a role he recreated in the 2005 film version. Diggs other New York stage credits include Chicago, Wicked, and Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party. His many film and television credits include Steven Bochco's crime drama "Murder in the First," How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Go, Chicago,The Best Man, its follow up The Best Man Holiday, and six seasons on ABC's hit drama "Private Practice."

Taye Diggs Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Taye Diggs, The Wild Party

Taye Diggs News

Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5 Photo Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, continues to bring quality family theatre to Maine.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 12, 2022

The star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, officially opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet here!

The 20th Annual Imagenation Outdoors Festival to Launch with Aretha Franklin Bio-Pic  Photo The 20th Annual Imagenation Outdoors Festival to Launch with Aretha Franklin Bio-Pic RESPECT
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

ImageNation Film Festival's 20th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival kicks off Saturday July 9th thru September 10, 2022. 

Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Royal Family Productions will present the inaugural production in a new Young BIPOC Directors series, Romeo and Juliet. This new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by Lindsay Price is directed by Lily Ventura.

COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center Photo COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.

The CW Network Releases Primetime Listings for the Week of May 22nd Photo The CW Network Releases Primetime Listings for the Week of May 22nd
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Below are the CW Network's Primetime listings for the week of May 22nd. All times in the schedules are EST. 

LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI's Amara La Negra to Make First NYC Appearance at The Sue√Īos Photo LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI's Amara La Negra to Make First NYC Appearance at The Sue√Īos
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Amara La Negra, Actress & Singer from Love & Hip-Hop Miami, is headlining and presenting at the 10th Annual Benefit, DREAM’s 2022: Transformations in New York City. The annual event celebrates the global Dominican community and raises awareness and funding for quality education for children in the Dominican Republic. As a proud Dominican herself, Amara will be flying to the city to give her support. After having her twin girls, Sumajestad Royalty De Los Santos and Sualteza Empress De Los Santos on the 23rd of March, this is the first appearance that Amara will make. 

The Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents AS YOU LIKE IT Photo The Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents AS YOU LIKE IT
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2022

The Syracuse University Department of Drama presents the final show of the 2021/2022 season with ‚ÄúAs You Like It,‚ÄĚ a ravishing new musical adaptation of Shakespeare's classic story by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery.

CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th Photo CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

The CW has announced their Primetime listings for the week of April 24th. Check out the listing below. 

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Accepts Critics Choice Award For WEST SIDE STORY Photo VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Accepts Critics Choice Award For WEST SIDE STORY
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Last night, the Critics Choice Awards were held, celebrating the best in Television and Film. Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story.

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VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Accepts Critics Choice Award For WEST SIDE STORY VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Accepts Critics Choice Award For WEST SIDE STORY
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Last night, the Critics Choice Awards were held, celebrating the best in Television and Film. Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story.

VIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer VideoVIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2022

New releases include Girls5Eva season two, Joe VS Carole starring Tony-winning Hedwig star John Cameron Mitchell, and a new series based on the popular Pitch Perfect film franchise.  New content will star Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Emmy Possum, Taye Diggs, Josh Gad, Isla Fisher, Kim Cattrall, and more.

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: Original RENT Cast Members Reunite to Perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's L VideoVIDEO: Original RENT Cast Members Reunite to Perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2020

Original cast members from Rent reunited to perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's Love We Deliver (virtual) Golden Heart Awards on December 2. The performance reunited Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Taye Diggs, Adam Pascal, and more.

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of THE CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS, Hosted by Taye Diggs! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Preview of THE CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS, Hosted by Taye Diggs!
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2020

Don't miss the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, Sunday January 12 from 7-10pm ET on The CW!

VIDEO: Watch Taye Diggs Share His Favorite Scene from ALL AMERICAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Taye Diggs Share His Favorite Scene from ALL AMERICAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2019

TV, film, and Broadway star Taye Diggs talks about his favorite scenes in his current TV project, 'All American.'

VIDEO: Watch Taye Diggs in a Behind-the-Scenes Look at ALL AMERICAN on The CW! VideoVIDEO: Watch Taye Diggs in a Behind-the-Scenes Look at ALL AMERICAN on The CW!
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

When a rising high school football player from South L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Crenshaw and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for Season Two Premiere of ALL AMERICAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Trailer for Season Two Premiere of ALL AMERICAN
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

The CW has shared a trailer for the second season of ALL AMERICAN, which premieres Monday, October 7.

VIDEO: The CW Shares HYPNOTIZE ME 'Think Again' Trailer VideoVIDEO: The CW Shares HYPNOTIZE ME 'Think Again' Trailer
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019

Hypnotize Me is new Wednesdays at 9/8c on The CW, and available next day on The CW App.

VIDEO: See Lily Tomlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Billy Crystal in the STILL LAUGH IN: THE VideoVIDEO: See Lily Tomlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Billy Crystal in the STILL LAUGH IN: THE STARS CELEBRATE Trailer
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2019

Join Lily Tomlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffany Haddish, Ruth Buzzi, Billy Crystal and many more as Hollywood pays tribute to Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.


Taye Diggs Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Taye Diggs been in?
Taye Diggs has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Taye Diggs been in?
Taye Diggs has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Taye Diggs been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Wild Party .